Tag Archives: Florida

Winter in Florida – Sunny Weather and Great Beaches

Want to get away from all the cold and snow? Visit any of these great Florida beaches and go home with a tan and make all your friends jealous! Destin – Located in the panhandle of Florida, the weather here … Continue reading

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Lionfish Hunting Season

Last year I wrote a post about how the lionfish were invading the waters of the Florida Keys and destroying regional fish in the area. Check it out! We all need to do our part in combating this menace, and if … Continue reading

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Red, White & Blue Celebrations in the Florida Keys

Want to celebrate July 4th in a tropical paradise? Head on down to the Keys where there is plenty of excitement planned. There will be barbecues, parades, family fun and, the star of the show, an evening of spectacular fireworks. … Continue reading

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A Few Great Key West Restaurants

During my family’s recent week-long vacation in Key West we visited a number of fantastic and tasty restaurants. Here are just a few reviews of our favorites. Camille’s Restaurant – one of the top restaurants for breakfast. The saying always … Continue reading

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Beer is the New Wine – Key Largo Brew on the Bay

  Happy Birthday Florida – 500 years old today! Not so long ago, wine was the favorite food pairing drink along with festivals promoting the newest wines and the best to be found locally. Now, craft beers and high-brow brews … Continue reading

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The Amazing Coral Castle

This castle and garden made of coral, located in Miami Florida, is truly a wonder! It was built by a man named Ed Leedskalnin, a Latvian, as a monument to his one and only true love who, by the way, dumped … Continue reading

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Drop a Line in the Florida Keys

Fishing line that is! Springtime starts a major round of fishing tournaments throughout the Florida Keys. Fishermen from around the world come to enjoy some spectacular and challenging fishing championships involving all the best sport fish in the Atlantic Ocean … Continue reading

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Florida Keys’ Best Bars

Yay! Three of Florida Keys‘ bars were voted among the top 30 bars in Florida by Florida Travel & Life magazine. So where should you stop for a little refreshment when you are traveling south down Overseas Highway to that … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Weekend in Key West

What’s better than spending a romantic weekend in a sun-drenched, tropical paradise with swaying palm trees, spectacular sunsets, water sports aplenty and restaurants that will make any celebration a memorable one. Well, nothing actually! Head on down to Key West … Continue reading

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South Florida Vacation Highlight – Morikami Japanese Gardens

My sister was visiting from Michigan last week and, being a lover of nature and photography, I just had to bring her to visit Morikami Japanese Gardens and Museum in Delray Beach, Florida. What a gorgeous place to relax and … Continue reading

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